Well, folks. 2021 is coming to an end and 2022 is fast upon us. Which means it’s time for a recap post! I wish I could say I did a lot of interesting and fun things this year. With the Covid-19 pandemic among us, fun and interesting things were few and far between. The year started out well. My […]
I grew up staying fairly close to home. We took a few trips to neighboring states to visit a theme park or to see relatives for a week in the summer. I did get to visit my Grandma in Florida twice, once around age 8 and once around age 13, so I was familiar with the concept of commercial air travel, […]
As my 31st birthday rapidly approaches, it routinely surprises me that I have been a working adult for a decade. As I reflect over my career, I wonder what the impact of my pursuit of FIRE has had on my career. I started my career in the military as a member of the Air National Guard. I realized military culture and I were […]
I’ve been posting monthly status reports for over 5 years now. I was inspired by bloggers like the Frugalwoods, Mr. 1500, J. Money and others. It was so helpful to see what successful people’s budgets and net worth progression looked like. I got so much use out of their reports that I started publishing my own each month. Check […]
Gwen comes to grips with the fact she has ADHD and how that can help her move forward in life. She’s turning it into her superpower.
Gwen looks back over the FIRE community and whether the general and her specific approach to FIRE has undergone an evolution.